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Fishing Properties

While away a lazy sunny afternoon on your own private lake tucked away in the French countryside waiting for that elusive carp or pike to take the bait before retiring to your secluded lakeside cottage to watch a golden sunset whilst enjoying a chilled local beer; enjoy the thrill and challenge of salmon fishing in your own exclusive stretch of chalk stream in the South of England or revel in the wild splendour of the Scottish Highlands and fish for salmon or trout on the your own stretch of the famous River Spey or Tweed before relaxing on the terrace of your magnificent Georgian house where lush green lawns sweep down to sparkling silver blue water set against a backdrop of green and purple hills. Mostly located in remote and country locations with accommodation ranging from simple cottages to stately country house, there are fishing properties in England, Scotland and throughout Europe – particularly in France– all presenting an ideal investment opportunity for investors wanting something that little bit different.

Fishing is one of those activities that never goes out of fashion, appealing to all ages and all types of people. Whether you are looking to buy a fishing property for you and your family to live the dream of owning your very own stretch of river or lake or buying a fishing property with an established fishing business to enter the lucrative fishing holiday market, fishing properties come in all shapes and sizes and depending on your budget and taste will enable you to indulge your passion for this very popular sport.

In England the most prized fishing properties are those located in the South on the magnificent chalk streams of the River Itchen or Test where a healthy demand from investors and fishing enthusiasts continues to drive up prices for those fishing properties at the top end of the market; expect to pay at least £1million for a spacious property with land and fishing rights with Georgian or Queen Anne period properties easily reaching over £3 million.

North of the border in Scotland, the demand for gold standard fishing properties is also equally high; an eight-bedroom Georgian house with a three-quarters-of-a-mile beat on the River Spey or River Tweed would command a premium price of at around £1 – 2m as would a similar-sized house on the River Dee in Aberdeenshire and this is often met because of the oil money coming out of Aberdeen itself. Large estates with fishing rights and extensive land are also available with prices starting at around £5-6m and often going as high as £10-12m. Prices are somewhat lower for fishing properties on the more obscure and less accessible rivers in the Highlands where there are opportunities to buy fishing properties and rent them out as holiday homes to take advantage of the increasing and very lucrative market for fishing holidays.

Demand for fishing properties in France is very healthy driven by anglers looking to indulge their passion for carp fishing in France. France is a land of lakes and carp lakes can be found all over the country particularly in Limousin - known as the ‘Lakeland of France’ – which is a rich hunting ground for fishing properties, the Loire Valley and in the popular areas of the South such as Aquitaine and Languedoc-Roussillon.

In Limousin and the Loire Valley, fishing properties range from simple lakeside wooden cabins which are often very basic with no mainline electricity, gas or water, to small cottages with basic accommodation using water pumped from the lake and a generator for electricity to the top end of the market which offers spacious and comfortable country houses with wooden floors and beams. Prices reflect the wide range of fishing properties available, starting at around €30,000 for the smaller and simpler properties and increasing to around €700 - €1m for the larger country houses.

Aquitaine also has a healthy supply of fishing properties with the most prized providing fishing rights on the banks of the Dordogne and Garonne rivers. Prices for a stone farmhouse or village house start at around €120,000 and can increase to over €1m for large chateaux and manor houses set in their own private grounds. If building and renovating is more your style then there are also opportunities to buy plots of land complete with lakes and planning permission to built your own dream fishing property.

Fishing properties in the South in areas such as Languedoc-Roussillon and the Côte d’Azur are more expensive. Country houses and villas with mature gardens and access to their own stretch of river or carp stocked lakes begin at around €200,000 and at the top end of the market there are special fishing properties such as former abbeys and water mills which have been beautifully renovated to provide luxurious accommodation and landscaped grounds.

Fishing properties can be found in some of the most remote and beautiful parts of England, Scotland and France. Whether a simple stone cottage on the shores of a tranquil carp lake or a Georgian country manor house with a salmon and trout river rushing through its lush green grounds, fishing properties are becoming increasingly popular as an investment both as a residence and also as holiday rental accommodation, providing fishing enthusiasts with a golden opportunity to indulge their passion for this every popular sport.

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2 bedroom apartment for sale, Massarosa, Lucca, Tuscany

2 bedroom apartment for sale, Massarosa, Lucca, Tuscany
330,000 EUR

2 bedroom apartment for sale, Massarosa, Lucca, Tuscany

A charming 2 bedroom apartment full of rustic charm, situated in part of a 1700 historic villa, enjoying panoramic views of Tuscany. The villa, originally an ancient residence of Tuscan nobles...

REF: 219687
  • Floor Size: 150 square metres
  • Bedrooms: 2
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5 bedroom farmhouse for sale, Moncrabeau, Lot-et-Garonne, Gascony

5 bedroom farmhouse for sale, Moncrabeau, Lot-et-Garonne, Gascony
395,000 EUR

5 bedroom farmhouse for sale, Moncrabeau, Lot-et-Garonne, Gascony

A character country property with panoramic views dating back to the Seventeenth century with 5 bedrooms, and set in 6.5 hectares including a small lake, above ground pool, stable and outbuildings. ...

REF: 219673
  • Floor Size: 289 square metres
  • Plot Size: 65,000 square metres (6.50 hectares / 16.06 acres)
  • Bedrooms: 5
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10 bedroom farmhouse for sale, Roquecor, Tarn-et-Garonne, Midi-Pyrenees

10 bedroom farmhouse for sale, Roquecor, Tarn-et-Garonne, Midi-Pyrenees
1,102,500 EUR

10 bedroom farmhouse for sale, Roquecor, Tarn-et-Garonne, Midi-Pyrenees

Excellent opportunity for income generation with this very impressive group of stone houses centred around a large courtyard, set in over 7 acres of land . The main house has 360 m2 living spa...

REF: 219670
  • Floor Size: 0 square metres
  • Plot Size: 30,000 square metres (3.00 hectares / 7.41 acres)
  • Bedrooms: 10
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13 bedroom farmhouse for sale, Beaumont Du Perigord, Dordogne, Aquitaine

13 bedroom farmhouse for sale, Beaumont Du Perigord, Dordogne, Aquitaine
755,000 EUR

13 bedroom farmhouse for sale, Beaumont Du Perigord, Dordogne, Aquitaine

Impressive stone property with lots of character and enormous potential in a lovely rural setting with over 20 acres, just 5km from a bastide town. The main house offers a living area of 332 ...

REF: 219668
  • Floor Size: 528 square metres
  • Plot Size: 82,186 square metres (8.22 hectares / 20.31 acres)
  • Bedrooms: 13
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6 bedroom house for sale, Saint Mathieu, Haute-Vienne, Limousin

6 bedroom house for sale, Saint Mathieu, Haute-Vienne, Limousin
492,900 EUR

6 bedroom house for sale, Saint Mathieu, Haute-Vienne, Limousin

Very pretty character 'maison de maitre' dating from the Nineteenth Century which has been impressively renovated and modernised, complet with swimming pool, studio barn and lovely countryside views. ...

REF: 219661
  • Floor Size: 215 square metres
  • Plot Size: 15,727 square metres (1.57 hectares / 3.89 acres)
  • Bedrooms: 6
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9 bedroom French chateau for sale, Occitanie, Tarn, Tarn, Midi-Pyrenees

9 bedroom French chateau for sale, Occitanie, Tarn, Tarn, Midi-Pyrenees
2,850,000 EUR

9 bedroom French chateau for sale, Occitanie, Tarn, Tarn, Midi-Pyrenees

Immaculately presented and luxurious French Chateau, located in the Tarn, with its origins dating from 1840 and originally built as a hunting pavilion, ideally nestled in the midst of the Montagne No...

REF: 219634
  • Floor Size: 660 square metres
  • Plot Size: 320,000 square metres (32.00 hectares / 79.08 acres)
  • Bedrooms: 9
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6 bedroom house for sale, Montaigu de Quercy, Tarn-et-Garonne, Midi-Pyrenees

6 bedroom house for sale, Montaigu de Quercy, Tarn-et-Garonne, Midi-Pyrenees
477,000 EUR

6 bedroom house for sale, Montaigu de Quercy, Tarn-et-Garonne, Midi-Pyrenees

A unique opportunity to acquire a superb collection of traditional stone buildings, all in excellent condition, with pool and equestrian facilities, set in over 20 hectares of beautiful countryside

REF: 219615
  • Floor Size: 98 square metres
  • Plot Size: 200,000 square metres (20.00 hectares / 49.42 acres)
  • Bedrooms: 6
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11 bedroom French chateau for sale, Perigueux, Dordogne, Aquitaine

11 bedroom French chateau for sale, Perigueux, Dordogne, Aquitaine
1,260,000 EUR

11 bedroom French chateau for sale, Perigueux, Dordogne, Aquitaine

Impressive and carefully restored hilltop chateau with excellent panoramic views over the surrounding countryside, set in almost 14 acres of land. The entire property is in impeccable condi...

REF: 219613
  • Floor Size: 750 square metres
  • Plot Size: 56,000 square metres (5.60 hectares / 13.84 acres)
  • Bedrooms: 11
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5 bedroom villa for sale, Aljezur, Western Algarve, Algarve

5 bedroom villa for sale, Aljezur, Western Algarve, Algarve
445,000 EUR

5 bedroom villa for sale, Aljezur, Western Algarve, Algarve

Situated close to the beach is this stunning 5 bedroom villa with large inviting pool set in a lovely private garden. The property is located in Aljezur, a very popular location in Portugal.

REF: 219603
  • Floor Size: 26,347 square metres
  • Plot Size: 960 square metres (0.10 hectares / 0.24 acres)
  • Bedrooms: 5
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3 bedroom villa for sale, Sierra Blanca, Marbella, Malaga Costa del Sol, Marbella Golden Mile

3 bedroom villa for sale, Sierra Blanca, Marbella, Malaga Costa del Sol, Marbella Golden Mile
795,000 EUR

3 bedroom villa for sale, Sierra Blanca, Marbella, Malaga Costa del Sol, Marbella Golden Mile

Immaculately presented 3 bedroom Mediterranean-style villa, with a total spacious living area of 221m2, set within a lovely 668m2 with a swimming pool and stunning views towards the sea and the Istan ...

REF: 219574
  • Floor Size: 221 square metres
  • Plot Size: 668 square metres (0.07 hectares / 0.17 acres)
  • Bedrooms: 3
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